Hillsborough Correctional Institution Graduation Program
Thirteen female inmates at Hillsborough Correctional Institution will graduate from the GED program and another 59 female inmates will receive vocational certificates in a ceremony at Hillsborough Correctional Institution.
Who: Warden Rhodene Mathis, speaker Cornita Riley, ( Deputy Chief of Operational Services Orange County Corrections Department ) and graduate inmates.
When: Thursday, July 22, at 2 p.m.
Where: Hillsborough Correctional Institution
Directions: Take I-75 to Exit 246 (Apollo Beach); go east to US-301 (first traffic light), turn south on US-301. Go to CR- 672 and turn east. Institution is approximately one mile from the turn on the north side of CR-672.
What: Programs like the ones at Hillsborough Correctional are part of the Department’s re-entry initiative to reduce crime and increase public safety . Most inmates (88 percent ) are eventually released from prison. Those with education and job skills are less likely to commit another crime after release.
Video and Audio Opportunities of the graduation will be available for reporters.
To attend the graduation or for more information, contact the Office of Public Affairs at (850)488-0420.